Job title: CNC Turner / Automation Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Manufacturing
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Wimborne, UK
Job published: 31-05-2024
Job ID: 45312
Contact name: Connor McCutcheon
Phone number: +447399777226
Contact email:

Job Description

Job Title:  CNC Turning Multi-spindle Programmer/Setter/Operator/Automation Engineer

Reports to: The Production Manager

Scope of role: Program, set and operate multi spindle CNC Lathes. Implement and continually develop automated lights out machining processes.

Key Responsibilities:

• Complete machine set ups in line with company procedures.

• Comply with component quality requirements and ‘First Off’ process.

• Create Fanuc CNC programs for twin spindle lathes with driven tooling.

• Liaise with production office regarding manufacturing methods and tooling.

• Drive lights-out machining and automation advancements in a cell environment.

• Fully engage with continuous improvement, the 6S ethos and lean manufacturing initiatives.

• Support all corrective actions, observations & reviews presented by the quality department.

• Ensure parts are finished and deburred in line with  standards.

• Uphold company policies as directed by the senior management team.

• Manage machine maintenance requirements and complete daily log.

Essential Attributes:

• Extensive CNC turning experience to include; twin spindle and live tooling programming.

• Great understanding of continuous improvement and lean manufacturing principles.

• The ability to work automatously and as part of a multi-departmental team. • High levels of concentration, organisation and time management.

• Previous experience of automation and lights out machining. • Ability to converse in two-way communication. • Pride in your work and working environment.

• Keen eye and excellent attention to detail. • Minimum 3 years Fanuc programming. The role would suit an experienced machinist with the desire and knowledge to drive automation in a cell unit, with the aim of increasing automation-based capacity across the workshop.